30 TV Shows From The ’00s You Should Be Embarrassed You Forgot About
Bahut saara throwback.
Best part: Whistling along to the theme song and an occasional glimpse of an incredibly hot Mohnish Behl.
Best part: Screaming "Sannaate ko cheerti sansani" along with the host.
Baa, Bahoo aur Baby
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Best part: Gattu innocently asking questions and making you wish for a younger sibling like him.
Best part: Watching members of the house, including a smol Arijit Singh, fight each other every week for the top spot.
Best part: Literally any makeover episode from the season was great. Or even the America's Next Top Model-like eliminations.
Best part: This was THE dance reality show before reality shows were a thing. Plus, there was the off-chance of having the joy of watching Javed Jaffrey dance.
Best part: Watching Jiya quash Pam's dreams of dating Dhruv with Nani's help.
Best part: Feeling envy every time Sona aunty came to rescue Frooti for every stupid decision she made. Also, "Ittubittuchimpatoota".
Best part: Among the many song request shows on TV at the time, Hotline stood out because of the faces hosting them. Gaurav Kapur and Purab Kohli were good enough for these men to become thirst icons of their time. MMMMHMMM.
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Best part: Watching Karan Singh Grover and Jennifer Winget fall in love with each other IRL and on the show, which was a sad rehash of Sanjivani.
Best part: Figuring how oddly the host will say "Chain se sona hai toh jaag jaao" in every episode.
Yeh Meri Life Hai
Best part: Watching Pooja persist with her dream to become the next Karan Johar despite people calling her a "behenji".
Left Right Left
Best part: Literally any time Captain Rajveer was on screen.
Khullja Sim Sim
Best part: Revelling in the sadistic joy of someone opening a door to a "Tai tai fish".
Oye! It's Friday
Best part: Watching Farhan Akhtar try very hard to make us laugh.
8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter
Best part: Relating to the daughters on the show because of our overprotective Indian parents.
Karishma Ka Karishma
Best part: Watching Karishma's annoying neighbours get superrrr confused about her origins.
Best part: Even if you didn't care about the plot, singing "K-kusum" with the theme song was something you looked forward to.
Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin
Best part: Constantly wondering what Jassi actually looked like.
Best part: Listening to Javed Jaffrey narrate a ton of Japanese people falling over themselves in ridiculous looking tasks.
Clarissa Explains It All
Best part: Wondering why her friend always came in using the ladder instead of the door. And let's not forget her stellar style statements.
Kamzor Kadii Kaun
Best part: Any time someone was kicked off the show for being the worst on the team or just because.
Lakmé Fashion House
Best part: They were judged by Donatella Versace. I mean...
Best part: Just watching that intro and wondering how her bindi was always round AF despite self-application.
On The Run
Best part: Watching Purab, Anushka and Sarah-Jane conquer (or fail at) some pretty fun tasks while touring through India by road.
That's So Raven
Best part: Shaking your head and telling yourself you'd be way more careful as a psychic than Raven was.
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
Best part: Watching the origins of the "Sidhu laugh" and having a soft corner for the host, Parizaad Kolah.
Best part: The three-way conversations Lizzie, Gordo and Miranda had waaay before concalls were a norm and the possibility of an animated conscience.
Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai
Best part: Watching your favourite celebrity's childhood friends come out and expose their idiocies from way back when.
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Best part: Literally any time Hansa needed a dictionary and sought Praful instead. TV and Movies
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